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Lot 3176
RODCHENKO, ALEKSANDR, illustrator. TRETYAKOV, SERGEI MIKHAILOVICH. 1892-1937. Den Shi-kua. Moscow: "Rabochaya Moska," 1928.
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RODCHENKO, ALEKSANDR, illustrator.
TRETYAKOV, SERGEI MIKHAILOVICH. 1892-1937. Den Shi-kua. Moscow: "Rabochaya Moska," 1928.
8vo. 392 pp. Illustrated with photogravures. Original Constructivist wrappers designed by A. Rodchenko. Wrappers restored and soiled.

FIRST EDITION. An errata slip affixed at the front identifies Rodchenko as responsible for the cover and the book's design. Tretyakov was an important Soviet writer and an editor of the avant-garde journal LEF. Den Shi-khud resulted from a visit to China in 1924. Tretyakov was arrested in 1937 and committed suicide while in prison.
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